GoldenSource Acceptable Use Policy

GoldenSource Corporation (GoldenSource) provides hosted business messaging, collaboration, co-location and communication services (“Services”) to its Customers.  GoldenSource has created this Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) to help enhance the use of its Services by preventing unacceptable use.  By using the Services, you consent to the acceptable use practices described in this AUP  GoldenSource may suspend or terminate your use of the Services if you or any of your employees or other users of the Services violate this AUP.

Prohibited Actions Relating to Content

  • Unlawful Use. You may not use the Services to transmit any material that, intentionally or unintentionally, constitutes or encourages a criminal offense, violates the rights of any person or entity, violates any local, state, national, or international law, or any rules or regulations promulgated there-under, or victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, disability, or any other reason.
  • You may not use the Services to threaten harm to people or property.
  • Harmful & Offensive.  You may not use the Services to post or transmit any content that is unlawful, defamatory, libelous, slanderous, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, harassing, threatening, harmful, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, or otherwise harmful or offensive to third parties.
  • You may not do anything to interfere with other users of the Services.
  • Forgery or Impersonation.  You may not impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.
  • Infringing Content. You may not use the Services to post or transmit any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary right of any person or entity.  This includes, but is not limited to, the unauthorized posting or transmission of graphics, pictures, photographs, logos, software, music, and videos.

Prohibited Actions Relating to Network Usage

Spam.  You may not transmit any unsolicited commercial or bulk email.  You may not transmit any “spam”. You also may not:

  • Use any software that facilitates or enables spam
  • Use mail bombing or other flooding techniques
  • Undertake deliberate attempts to overload a system
  • Engage in broadcast attacks
  • Send multiple messages to the same e-mail address with the same basic contents
  • Engage in trolling or otherwise posting messages designed to elicit responses
  • Send unauthorized subscriptions of another’s name to mailing lists of any kind
  • Store, use, or distribute tools that collect email addresses for the purposes of bulk mailing.

Hacking.  You may not use the Services for unauthorized access to or use of data, systems, or networks, including any attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach securities or authentication measures without express authorization of the owner of the system or network.

Viruses.  You may not use the Services to upload, post, or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content that contains viruses, worms, Trojan Horses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of or compromise the integrity and security of another computer, system, or service.

Interception.  You may not use the Services for unauthorized monitoring of data or traffic on any network or system, without the express written authorization of the owner of the system or network.

Modifications to Transmissions.  You may not install any amplifiers, enhancers, repeaters, or other devices that modify, disrupt, or interfere in any way with the radio frequency used to provide the Services.

Avoiding System Restrictions.  You may not use any means to avoid the prohibitions of this AUP.

Falsification of Origin.  You may not use a forged or misrepresented header, return mailing, or internet protocol address to mask the identity or contact information of the sender.  You may not engage in “spoofing.”

Other Networks.  You may not use the Services to engage in activities that violate the conditions of any other network access provider or internet service provider.

GoldenSource Network.  You may not engage in any conduct that has a negative effect on GoldenSource or its network, including, without limitation, overloading servers on the GoldenSource network, causing portions of the GoldenSource network to be blocked by other network providers, generating unresolved third-party complaints or complaints which, in the discretion of GoldenSource, impose an unreasonable administrative burden on GoldenSource.

Prohibited Adult Content

You are expected to use the GoldenSource site and access to the Internet properly and responsibly.  You may not send messages that contain what is commonly acknowledged as adult graphic content or pornographic materials, including child pornography, links or distribution of passwords to adult websites, banners advertising adult websites, and sex-related merchandise.  GoldenSource may terminate Customers that violate this prohibition at any time and without notice.

GoldenSource Rights

Spam.  GoldenSource reserves the right to take all legal actions to prevent unsolicited commercial email, bulk email or other unauthorized email from being sent from or transmitted through the GoldenSource network.

Vulnerability Tests.  GoldenSource reserves the right to perform vulnerability tests, and you agree to correct any system vulnerability upon notification and/or suspend or terminate operations of a known compromised system.

Customer Suspension.  GoldenSource reserves the right to suspend or terminate a Customer’s access to the Services if, in its judgment, a Customer has inappropriately used the Services or engaged in illegal or prohibited activities.

Block Use.  GoldenSource reserves the right to block access to certain sites, if, in GoldenSource’s sole discretion, this would constitute a misuse of GoldenSource’s network.

Enforcement.  GoldenSource reserves the right, but does not assume the obligation, to strictly enforce this AUP, including, without limitation, by issuing warnings, suspending or terminating the Services, refusing to transmit, removing, screening, or editing any content prior to delivery.

Legal Action.  GoldenSource reserves the right to investigate violations of this AUP and to take legal action against you.

Updates.  GoldenSource reserves the right to revise and update this AUP from time to time, and will post notice of such changes on our website. 


You acknowledge and understand that GoldenSource takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content uploaded, transmitted, or downloaded by you or any third-party, or for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography, or profanity you may encounter.  You acknowledge and understand that GoldenSource does not monitor, review, edit, or take responsibility for any information that you or your users create, access, or disseminate, and that it is your responsibility ensure that any information you and your users receive and/or send is in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, including relevant export and import regulations and this AUP